Help Keep Oxygen Running 24×7 – Systems Administrator Wanted!

Yesterday Julia told you about the Technical Evangelist we’re looking to hire, today I want to mention one of the other positions that I already blogged about before, but with more details!  Only because this is such a crucial role here at Oxygen – the Systems Admin person who will help keep Oxygen up and running 24×7!  :)

If you want to be an essential player of the Oxygen Team and help us deploy world class software …

If you are used to and enjoys the challenges of being “the guy” for maintaining system uptime 24×7 …

If you are interested to solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability using cutting edge technology …

and If you are simply a “doer”, “problem solver”, with the “lets get it done attitude” …

This is the perfect role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Oxygen’s server infrastructure to ensure smooth 24×7 operation
  • Contribute to the high-level system design and capacity planning across development, staging and production environments.
  • Work closely with Engineering and Product Managers to ensure proper and timely deployment of software
  • Use cutting edge methods and technology to identify and solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability
  • Develop, implement, and continually improve upon security best practice processes and procedures
  • Develop prototypes and evaluations of new infrastructure builds in preparation for deployment.
  • Develop, implement, and continually improve upon network monitoring and alerting. Report on network uptime metrics to management.
  • Write change log, change control forms and knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to IT organization.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of system administrator or technical operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of Linux system administration practices and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with the one or more of the following: Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, Ruby, MySQL, LDAP/AD, DNS/BIND, SSO, SMTP, NFS, AWS (EC2, RDS, SES, R53, S3)
  • Experience deploying Java, Ruby, and PHP web applications
  • Knowledge of configuration management and automation (Chef, Puppet, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required
  • Knowledge of SSL technologies a plus
  • Understanding of MySQL performance characteristics and scaling options a plus
  • Knowledge of proper scalable architecture design and implementation a plus
  • Ability to troubleshoot errors from Tomcat stack traces a plus
  • Strong passion for Cloud storage and Cloud computing technologies a plus

You can also find the job posting on our careers page at www.oxygencloud.com/careers.  To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@oxygencloud.com, and put “Systems Admin” in your email subject.  We are looking forward to seeing your stellar resumes!

Cheers!

- Robert Lin, Product Manager

Follow me on Twitter – @lin_robert

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